The Champlin Park baseball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat Elk River 4-3 Wednesday in the team’s season opener. Trailing by two runs in the fifth inning the Rebels scored twice to tie the game in the fifth then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh when Riley Johnson singled home Derek Smith. The Rebels game scheduled for Thursday at Maple Grove was rained out.
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